Deputies: Pre-trial detainee found dead at detention center in Wayne County


The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office has informed that a pre-trial detainee was found dead in his cell Monday morning.

Detention officers contacted EMS to respond to the detention center.

According to officials, Thomas J. Hall, 42, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Command staff contacted the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation.  

Deputies assisted the NCSBI when requested.  

At the moment no foul play is suspected.  

The case is still under investigation.

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